Category: Hospitals

Peoples Hospital, Akron, Ohio

Peoples Hospital

In the early 1900s, Akron was growing faster than any other city in America. An increasing need for quality healthcare services led Dr.s W.W. Leondard, A.F. Sippy, and G.M. Logan to imagine a new hospital that would be financed, owned, and patronized by the people of Akron. With the financial help of Akron’s elite,  including names…

Akron, Ohio City Hospital

City Hospital

City Hospital started as a dream of Boniface DeRoo, a resident of Middlebury. Upon his death, DeRoo left approximately $10,000 for the establishment of Akron’s first hospital. “the balance of my estate, real and personal, to the city of Akron, to be held in trust and appropriated by said city for the buying of real…